Fabiano Contarato

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Fabiano Contarato
Fabiano Contarato em maio de 2015 (cropped).jpg
Senator for Espírito Santo
Assumed office
February 1, 2019
Personal details
Born (1966-06-20) 20 June 1966 (age 52)
Nova Venécia, Espírito Santo, Brazil
Political partyREDE
Occupation
  • Police chief
  • lecturer

Fabiano Contarato (born 20 June 1966) is a Brazilian law professor, police chief, and politician affiliated to the Sustainability Network (REDE).[1] He was the most voted Senate candidate in the state of Espírito Santo during the 2018 Brazilian general election, with over one million votes; it was the first time he ran for an electoral post.[2][3] Contarato is the first openly LGBT person to be elected for the Brazilian Senate.[4] His win unseated Magno Malta, a conservative evangelical pastor and ally of far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fabiano Contarato 181 (REDE) Senador - Espírito Santo - Eleições 2018". especiais.gazetadopovo.com.br.
  2. ^ "ES elege Fabiano Contarato e Marcos Do Val para o Senado". globo.com.
  3. ^ "Espírito Santo: Fabiano Contarato e Marcos do Val eleitos para o Senado". abril.com.br.
  4. ^ a b Marcella Fernandes (7 October 2018). "Quem é Fabiano Contarato, o 1º senador homossexual que tirou o lugar de Magno Malta". HuffPost. Retrieved 13 October 2018.